NPY Women's Council

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The Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Women's Council (NPY Women's Council) is a community based community organisation formed in 1980 delivering services to the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women in the central desert region of Australia across the borders of the Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia with its headquarters in Alice Springs. It provides a range of community, family, research and advocacy services.

It addresses the common interests and family and cultural connections of women and their communities in its area of coverage: being the

The Women's Council has been an advocate of the Northern Territory Emergency Response.[1]


The NPY Women's Council has achieved recognition for its work, awards include:


  1. ^ Ashford, Karen (16 August 2012), Income management raises gender divide concerns, SBS News
  2. ^ 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards Announced, ProBono News, 16 October 2012, archived from the original on 18 October 2012
  3. ^ Westacott, Jennifer (15 October 2012), "Praise for indigenous core values", Australian Financial Review, archived from the original on 17 October 2012
  4. ^ "Health workers honoured at Deadly Awards" (PDF) (Press release). VIBE. 27 September 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 May 2013.

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